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Streptococcus is a genus of coccus (spherical) Gram-positive bacteria belonging to the phylum Firmicutes and the order Lactobacillales (lactic acid bacteria).

Streptococcal Infections: MedlinePlus


Streptococcal is a type of bacteria that can cause strep throat (group A) or blood infections (group B). Learn how they can be prevented and treated.

Group A Strep | Questions and Answers | GAS | CDC


Jun 15, 2016 ... What is group A Streptococcus? How are group A strep spread? What kind of illnesses are caused by group A strep? How common is invasive ...

Streptococcal Infections - Infections - Merck Manuals Consumer ...


Many species of streptococci live harmlessly in and on the body. Some species that can cause infection are also present in some healthy people but cause no ...

Streptococcus, Group B - WebMD


Important It is possible that the main title of the report Streptococcus, Group B is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the ...

Symptoms and causes - Strep throat - Mayo Clinic


Dec 16, 2015 ... The cause of strep throat is bacteria known as Streptococcus pyogenes, also known as group A streptococcus. Streptococcal bacteria are ...

Overview - Group B strep disease - Mayo Clinic


Apr 26, 2016 ... Group B streptococcus (strep) is a common bacterium often carried in your intestines or lower genital tract. Group B strep is usually harmless in ...

Streptococcus Group B Infections: Practice Essentials, Background ...


Oct 20, 2015 ... Group B Streptococcus (GBS), also known as Streptococcus agalactiae, is best known as a cause of postpartum infection and as the most ...

Streptococcal Infections (invasive group A strep, GAS)


Group A streptococci are bacteria commonly found in the throat and on the skin. The vast majority of GAS infections are relatively mild illnesses, such as strep ...

Group A Streptococcal Infections: Learn About Treatment


Feb 19, 2016 ... Symptoms and signs of group A streptococcal infections include sore throat, fever , swollen lymph nodes, rash, low blood pressure, and tissue ...

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